The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Desktop Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Desktop Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Desktop Engineer
Rank 887 930 857
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -73
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Desktop Engineer 18 17 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.014% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.015% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 16
Average salary £33,250 £42,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.76% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,650 £55,000 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £30,750 £35,000 £31,250
% change year-on-year
-12.14% +12.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103199 113344 103481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.54% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 85203 93021 86182
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer within the UK.

Senior Desktop Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Desktop Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 within the UK.

Senior Desktop Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Desktop Engineer
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +51 17 £31,500 -25.88%
South East +15 9 £30,000 -14.28%
Surrey - 9 £30,000 -
London +28 7 £39,250 -28.63%
Staines - 6 £30,000 -
City of London +52 2 £57,500 +39.39%
East of England +11 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Scotland +10 1 £35,000 -
Glasgow +4 1 £35,000 -
Norfolk - 1 £35,000 -
Norwich - 1 £35,000 -

Senior Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Desktop Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Desktop Engineer in their job title.

1 25 (67.57%) Windows
2 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
2 17 (45.95%) Active Directory
3 16 (43.24%) SCCM
4 12 (32.43%) Windows 7
5 9 (24.32%) Windows 8
5 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (21.62%) Citrix
6 8 (21.62%) ITIL
6 8 (21.62%) Asset Management
6 8 (21.62%) Patch Management
7 7 (18.92%) Blackberry
7 7 (18.92%) Finance
8 6 (16.22%) VMware
8 6 (16.22%) Service Delivery
8 6 (16.22%) MCITP
8 6 (16.22%) ServiceNow
8 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
9 5 (13.51%) XenApp
9 5 (13.51%) Application Packaging
9 5 (13.51%) Configuration Management
9 5 (13.51%) Cisco
9 5 (13.51%) DHCP
9 5 (13.51%) DNS
10 4 (10.81%) MCP
10 4 (10.81%) Windows XP
10 4 (10.81%) Marketing
10 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (10.81%) Mentoring

Senior Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Desktop Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Desktop Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (5.41%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.70%) LiveLink
3 1 (2.70%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Office
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) DNS
1 5 (13.51%) DHCP
2 3 (8.11%) LAN
3 2 (5.41%) VoIP
3 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.41%) VPN
3 2 (5.41%) WAN
4 1 (2.70%) WLAN
4 1 (2.70%) SNMP
4 1 (2.70%) Internet
4 1 (2.70%) Firewall
4 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.70%) Wireless
4 1 (2.70%) Softphone
4 1 (2.70%) VLAN
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.70%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) InterSystems Cache
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Marketing
3 2 (5.41%) French Language
4 1 (2.70%) Back Office
4 1 (2.70%) Law
4 1 (2.70%) Games
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.11%) iPhone
3 2 (5.41%) Hedge funds
3 2 (5.41%) IBM XIV
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.70%) PDA
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 25 (67.57%) Windows
2 12 (32.43%) Windows 7
3 9 (24.32%) Windows 8
4 4 (10.81%) Windows XP
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.11%) Android
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Phone
7 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) ITIL
1 8 (21.62%) Asset Management
1 8 (21.62%) Patch Management
2 6 (16.22%) Service Delivery
3 5 (13.51%) Configuration Management
4 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
5 3 (8.11%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (5.41%) Investment Management
6 2 (5.41%) Data Protection
6 2 (5.41%) Project Management
6 2 (5.41%) Coaching
7 1 (2.70%) Software Delivery
7 1 (2.70%) Server Building
7 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.70%) IT Governance
7 1 (2.70%) Fund Management
7 1 (2.70%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.70%) Matrix Management
7 1 (2.70%) Build Automation
7 1 (2.70%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (16.22%) MCITP
3 4 (10.81%) MCP
4 3 (8.11%) MCSE
5 2 (5.41%) CCNP
5 2 (5.41%) CCNA
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.41%) Degree
5 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.70%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.70%) MCSA
6 1 (2.70%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (45.95%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (13.51%) XenApp
4 2 (5.41%) XenDesktop
4 2 (5.41%) BitLocker
4 2 (5.41%) Xen
4 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (43.24%) SCCM
2 2 (5.41%) Backup Exec
2 2 (5.41%) WSUS
3 1 (2.70%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (2.70%) Nagios
3 1 (2.70%) SCOM
3 1 (2.70%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (2.70%) Sysprep
3 1 (2.70%) Casper Suite
3 1 (2.70%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.62%) Citrix
3 6 (16.22%) VMware
3 6 (16.22%) ServiceNow
4 5 (13.51%) Cisco
5 2 (5.41%) IBM
5 2 (5.41%) HP
5 2 (5.41%) Avaya
5 2 (5.41%) EMC
5 2 (5.41%) NetApp
5 2 (5.41%) Lotus
5 2 (5.41%) Apple
6 1 (2.70%) Remedy
6 1 (2.70%) Sophos
6 1 (2.70%) Wyse
6 1 (2.70%) Altiris
6 1 (2.70%) Speakerbus
6 1 (2.70%) Kaspersky
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle
6 1 (2.70%) BMC